DOR-A3D5C3: Iron Age coin: Gold stater of Southern (Atrebatic) type issued under Verica

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-A3D5C3

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Gold stater of the British Iron Age. Southern gold of Verica (Atrebates) dating to AD 10 - 40. COM.F type with horse and rider holding spear reverse.
Reference : BMC: 1152, ABC: 1190.
Diameter: 16.29 mm
Weight: 5.42 g
Die axis: 5

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa AD 10
Date to: Circa AD 40

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.42 g
Diameter: 16.29 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rachel Mowbray
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Verica
Tribe: Atrebates
Geographic provenance: British Southern
British Museum Catalogue type: 1152x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1190
Obverse description: Inscription inside rectangle
Obverse inscription: COM.F
Reverse description: Horse right with rider holding spear. VIR above and REX below
Reverse inscription: VIR REX
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • BMC : 1152

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Edmondsham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0611
Four figure Latitude: 50.89844782
Four figure longitude: -1.9160521
1:25K map: SU0611
1:10K map: SU01SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 19 days ago
Updated: 19 days ago

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